DEKALB – Boy Scout Troop 33 is going back in time this weekend with a Living History event at Kiwanis Park in DeKalb.
From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, the Scouts will host an event that pays homage to the 1830 to 1860 time period, including a mountain man encampment, wood carving and Native American dancing.
Children can participate in games from the 1800s, including hatchet throwing, rabbit toss, feather wrapping and making a “ponie bead” blanket. Native American tepees will be on display.
The Northern Illinois Outlaws, described as a riding, shooting club will have horses on display and will wear authentic cowboy clothing.
The event will take place at Kiwanis Park, located on Fairview Drive in DeKalb